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Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
and the broader effort to get back to normal. >> we are all el this together. we are desperately trying to help everybody.al we're ying to prioritize. first thing is safety. inconvenience is down the list. if we had some people in the wrong places it was the first day gettingyit got g. hopefully it will be better tomorrow. you have to bear with us. >> reporter: still, city officials warned that gridlock was likely to linger througg.the day and into the weekend, as the public transportation system comes back online. 14 of new york's subway lines resumed limited service this morning. fares were waived today and tomorrow to encourage people to use mass transit.th >> i wald about five miles yesterday to and from work, sot i'm happy to have the subways back for the time being. >> reporter: but for these commuters outside the barclays center in brooklyn the subway still wasn't an option. intead, long lines stretched around the block as people waited for buses to shuttle them into manhattan.te things were looking up, though, for air travelers. laguardia airport reopened today. that meant all three maj
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Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
, he did not get a bill through congress. instead, last june, he issued an executive order to delays el deportation for those who qualify for up to two year 24-year-old ana araica isye applying for that deferment right now. she came to this country from nicaragua nine years ago and has three young children. >> i want to become legal for my kids. because i want to be able to provide for them. i want to work. >> reporter: araica is getting help with her application from sara sanchez with the iowach american friends service network. sanchez says programs that encourage young immigrants to become legal citizens should be welcomed by iowans. >> we are a >>ate that is aging, and that is aging very rapidly. our baby boomers are retiring. and weate not having youngd people stay here, other than immigrants. we need to understand that immigration in iowa is actually an asset. and we could tap into that asset and manage it in such a way that we can grow. >> reporter: with polls in iowa showing president obama with a thin but steady lead, it's likely that both candidates will try to tap into the gr
PBS
Nov 17, 2012 12:00am PST
el-- cancel says on both sides, in israel the international reproach came quickly and will come even more. >> no, at the moment there is very wide support for the israeli operation. i mean the president of the united states went as far as saying that hamas must stop its fire first. there is an understanding in europe. of course the usual suspects-- . >> brown: i meant in the region, i'm sorry, you are right. >> the region is hostile to israel and is becoming more hostile to israel and that's exactly the point that hamas was banking on. the assumption that the new regime in egypt also muslim brothers and hamas is also, the palestinian muslim brothers so they assume that israel will be afraid of clashing with egypt and therefore israel will not respond even when a million israelies have to sit in shelters because their cities are being bombarded by rockets before the israeli action. i'm not speaking after. for months and months you have had a million israelis under threat in israeli city its, and there was pressure inside israel from the population saying hey, you know, this is impossi
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, after next inek's election.el >> to tomorrow on "n.b.r." its the nation's financial capital, wrolook at the challenges and cost of getting new york city moving again.lo >> susie: all of this is happening on hallowee. that's nightly business report for wednesday, october 31, halloween, have a good and safe evening everyone. >> tom: goodnight susie, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow nieet.w captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> join us anytime at nbcom. there, you'll find full episodes of the program, complete show transcripts and all the market stats. ws us on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt. f
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm PST
'll listen to them. but that is not the constituenconstituency will eled him. the coalition that elected him supports his hard line on taxes as a percentage of the total package, and he has an obligation -- incidentally, i think an ideological belief that he has to go that way, and that's -- i think that raises the odds of a difficult -- a very difficult period here politically. and while he loyc listens to them and went through the theatrics of having met with them, i don't think they have a lot of influence. you're only hope is that deep down underneath people understand we have to do a deal, and the sooner the better. >> susie: just a few seconds left, how do you think that this tug-of-war is going to play out in the markets, and there are 47 days until that deadline. the dow is down 5% since the election. what kind of market performance can we expect over these next couple of weeks? >> i think corporations are in good enough shape and valuations are sensible enough that while the markets might overshoot on the downside, they would make it up reasonably quickly if we got a deal. so the sh
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 12:00am PST
on most pbs stations. here to help us do that are syndicated columnist mark shields and "new york times"el columnist david brooks. david brooks, are you shockd about indiana? >> no. no, there was no way barack obama was going to carry that. there were two states he carried last time that were a bit tbreekish. indiana was super freakish if i can go back to the 1970s. >> ifill: a good way to start the night. >> and north carolina was less freakish but still unusual. now north carolina is a swing state. that's in part because the demographics have shifted so much in north carolina. those were the two states he carried that will be uphill this time. >> woodruff: mark, what happened in indiana though? the president was campaigning there very late in the game in 2008. what changed on the ground and what changed with him? >> well, two things changed. first the that the president has by hisrians like richard and michael would say, the favorite for the election is he wasn't challenging the nomination for his own party. as a result he never developed any kind of a primary apparatus in te lot of thes
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
coast. and in green bay, ann romney talked up storm elief.el >> this is a time for us to care -- all amecans-- to reach out and help others. >> hello, this is marley. i'm calling from organizing for america.-- >> reporter: of course, democratic vonteers were also working hard at their local office in another part of town. the president, in fact, has more than twice as many field offices in the state as romney more boots on the ground. and the competition for door- knocks and one-on-one contactnt here is intense. mary ginnebaugh is browcounty democratic party chairman. >> we had a huge canvass the last two weekends, knocking on doors, talking with people. we have just been working really hard to identify the people that we know are sort of othat fence, haven't committed, maybef have voted republican in the past or have voted d ocratic in one election and republican another time. we see there's this ying yang sort of thing going on and were trying... >> reporter: ying yang? here in green bay? >> yeah, yeah. even here in green bay. right. >> reporter: in fact, this is the main reason fo
PBS
Nov 24, 2012 12:00am PST
-- hamdin sabbahi from the leftist al- karamah party, and constitution party founder mohamed el- baradei, who tweeted yesterday that morsi had appointed himself "a new pharaoh." in his decree, morsi also held out the possibility of a second trial for hosni mubarek for the killings of protestors. >> suarez: to explain why morsi took these steps and the reaction that followed, i'm joined by nathan brown, an expert on egyptian constitutional law and politics. he's a professor at george washington university. do you find it significant that this wasn't just tahrir square but alexandria, port said. >> oh, yes. essentially most of the non-islammist political forces in egypt-- that is the brotherhood and others aside-- have lined up against us. the real question is are they going to be able to form a united front? and do they have any strategy by which to overturn morsi's decisions. >> suarez: what exactly has he done through these decrees? what did he say-- what powers did he give to himself, basically, until there's a constitution? >> well, he did a lot of little things. he dismissed the old
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